Friends

The One with the Pediatrician

Season 9, Ep 3, Aired 10/10/02
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  • Episode Description
  • Rachel's pediatrician drops her as a client because she calls him incessantly (she thinks hiccups is emergency enough for 3AM)- so now she must find a new one. Chandler and Monica discuss Tulsa.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jennifer Aniston

    Rachel Green

  • Paul Rudd

    Mike Hannigan

  • Dedee Pfeiffer

    Mary Ellen

  • Gregory White

    Dr. Gettleman

  • Courteney Cox

    Monica Geller-Bing

  • Fan Reviews (5)
  • Pheobe meets her future hubby.....

    By neski, Dec 28, 2005

  • This is by far the funnyest epsode eva

    By Billmask92, Apr 21, 2006

  • 903

    By Canogaparkcindy, Oct 13, 2010

  • Phoebe finally meets her soul mate.

    By Black_Grace, May 20, 2007

  • One of the best from season nine.

    By Ting13, Jul 11, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (19)

    • Mike: Do you think maybe sometime we could... if you would want to...
      Phoebe: It's okay, you can say it.
      Mike: Would you want to go out sometime?
      Phoebe: Oh, you just caught me off guard! That would be nice.
      Joey: Look at this! My two best friends!

    • Phoebe: Why did you go along with it?
      Mike: Because I was told I'd get a free dinner... which I didn't. And that I'd meet a pretty girl... which I did.
      Phoebe: True.

    • Phoebe: Joey, why did you set me up with a stranger? Joey: I don't know, I just forgot. I'm so sorry. Mike: I'm sorry too. And just to be clear, I didn't hit his mom with a car.

    • Chandler: Honey, we're leaving tomorrow. You've still got a lot of packing to do. Monica: You're right. (She pauses) Maybe I shouldn't go. Chandler: What? Monica: Nancy told me about this job at this great restaurant, Javu. It's just a little outside of Tulsa. Chandler: How far outside? Monica: Manhattan.

    • Phoebe: (To Mike) You know, it's so surprising that you and Joey have known each other for so long and I've never heard about you. Joey: Yeah, that's because we had a bit of a falling out. Mike hit my mom with a car. Mike: No, I didn't. Joey: That's okay Mike, I have forgiven you. And now we're friends again. Everything's great! Mary Ellen: (To Mike) Wait, is your mom okay? Joey: Please, we're trying to have a conversation.

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    Notes (4)

    • International Episode Title: France: Celui qui allait chez le p├ędiatre (The One Who Had A Pediatrician)

    • This is the first appearance of Paul Rudd as Mike Hannigan. Mike was in 17 episodes of Friends.

    • Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston costarred in The Object of My Affection, a 1998 comedy-drama.

    • This episode runs 26:03 on DVD (a typical sitcom runs about 22:00).

    Trivia (6)

    • Goof: When Mike and Joey are waiting for Phoebe and Mary Ellen, a boom mike is visible.

    • Continuity: In the previous episode Ross broke his thumb. Yet there is no mention of this and he has no cast.

    • Goof: In the scene where Rachel is talking to Monica about a doctor for Emma, Rachel moves the hair out of her face. The next shot is of Monica then to goes back to Rachel and her hair is perfect again.

    • Goof: When Mary Ellen is having a martini, we can see her eating both the olives in her drink but in the next shot her glass is shown again with the two olives still in it.

    • Trivia: It was stated in this episode that Ross had a recurring nightmare that Monica was going to eat him and that he had to go to therapy for it.

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    Allusions (1)

    • Phoebe: I play a little guitar myself. Mike: Really? That's great, what kind of music do you play? Phoebe: Well, like acoustic folksy stuff, you know, but right now I'm working on a couple of Iron Maiden covers. Iron Maiden, formed in Britain in 1975, is one of the biggest heavy metal bands of all time, selling over 80 million albums world wide. They are known for songs such as "The Number of The Beast," "Fear of The Dark," and "Run To The Hills."

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